West Coast Gems of Scotland

Discover the beautiful coastal towns of Western Scotland, taking in striking natural sights, historic castles and glistening lochs along the way.

  • 15 Jul – 21 Jul 2021
  • 6 nights
  • From £1,599pp
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From Glasgow’s closest port of Greenock, we’ll cruise over to the Isle of Mull, docking in its colourful capital where an unmistakable row of painted houses offers a bright welcome. Here, you’ll get to tour Duart Castle for a window on the historic clans of Scotland, or enjoy a scenic cruise on the Sound of Mull where dolphins and minke whales swim in the waters. 

Stornoway is the next stop, the gateway to the Western Isles where Harris Tweed outlets are brimming with beautiful fabrics and ancient history awaits on the verdant Isle of Lewis. Explore the castle or see some Neolithic standing stones. 

You can take in Corrieshalloch Gorge and its rushing waterfalls in Ullapool, or you could opt to hike the dramatic, ancient landscapes of Knockan Crag. Docking in Portree, the pretty waterside capital of the Isle of Skye, we’ll head out to explore the island’s lofty landscapes. The rich-green foliage and unusual rock formations of the Fairy Glen are simply otherworldly, and the Old Man of Storr is striking evidence of geological shifts from millennia ago. 

Sip single malts in Islay – Scotland’s whisky isle – and meet the hen harriers of Loch Gruinart nature reserve, before we finally dock back in Glasgow to finish our voyage.

 

Enjoy a scenic cruise on the Sound of Mull where dolphins and minke whales swim in the waters. 

Port Ellen, Isle of Islay, Soctland

Voyage Itinerary: 15 Jul – 21 Jul 2021

  • Day 1: Greenock (Glasgow)
  • Day 2: Tobermory
  • Day 3: Stornoway
  • Day 4: Ullapool
  • Day 5: Portree
  • Day 6: Port Ellen, Islay
  • Day 7: Greenock (Glasgow)

Parking at Greenock: We advise guests to book parking at Greenock nearer to the sailing date, by which time, travel restrictions will have been lifted, giving guests more option to secure parking or valet options.

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